120 Milonogianni, Chania

Μυλωγιάννη 120, Χανιά

In 1981 I started working with Nikos on this job. 30 years have passed so fast. I really enjoy socializing here with people, to having fun together. We didn’t make money, but it was beautiful.” Nikos and Thodoris have a repair shop for Vespas in Chania, Crete. Just before their retirement, with grease and bearings on their hands, they host us in their daily lives. 
A single episode from ERT’s TV series Docville.
Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Direction: Stavros Psillakis
Script: Stavros Psillakis
Cinematography: Stavros Psillakis
Editing: Stavros Psillakis
Sound: Vangelis Fampas, Rozana Baga, Stavros Psillakis
Production: ERT SA
Producers: Markos Gastin
Co-production: Minimal Films, Blender Productions
Co-producers: Nikos Gianopoulos
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Greece
Production Year: 2011
Duration: 45'
Contact: ERT SA (Lefteris Fylaktos, efylaktos@ert.gr)

Stavros Psillakis

Stavros Psillakis was born in Chania, Crete, in 1954. He is a director and producer of anthropological documentaries that usually focus on borderline situations of human existence. He first studied Electrical Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens and then Film Directing at the Hantzikou Film School (Athens). He received a scholarship from the French state to study Anthropological Documentary Filmmaking at the VARAN School in Paris. He was honored with many awards, such as the 1st Documentary Film Award of the Hellenic Film Academy in 2010 for the documentary There Was No Other Way. He is a founding member of the Hellenic Film Academy and the Hellenic Documentary Association, and he has worked on films by Lakis Papastathis, Dimos Theou, and Stavros Tornes. His rich filmography counting more than 40 films, includes the documentaries The Man Who Disturbed the Universe, METAXA listening to Time, Olympia, Short Gypsy Stories, The Light Inside, as well as the trilogy FOR NO REASONS meetings with Yorgos Maniatis, Debt, and FAREWELL The Memory of the Land.


2000 The Man Who Disturbed the Universe
2009 There Was No Other Way
2011 120 Milonogianni, Chania (TV) 2012 METAXA Listening to Time
2013 Dilemma (TV)
2014 Short Gypsy Stories
2015 Olympia (short)
2015 The Light Inside
2019 FOR NO REASONS Meetings with Yorgos Maniatis
2020 My Photograph (short)
2021 Debt
2022 FAREWELL The Memory of the Land